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  1. This Portlandia Sketch May Contain the Worst Ska Pun of All TimeRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Paper Magazine

    As someone who spent a decade playing ska and watching The Simpsons to the exclusion of just about everything else, this new Portlandia sketch really has me... skanking down memory lane. In it, Simpsons creator Matt Groening takes anarchist pain-in-the-ass Spyke to court for screening up bootleg merch -- not because of the bootlegging per se, but because, as Groening says, Bart Ska-mpson "is the worst pun ever."


  2. Cooler Than Cucumber WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Style Weekly

    ... early Pavement fan and we went to a couple of NY shows in '94 or '95. He and Bill, his brother who writes for Matt Groening, are both wonderful."


  3. Portlandia Rips Off The Simpsons In This Awesome ClipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    For nearly its entire run, The Simpsons has been notable for its myriad guest stars , but the past year as seen the long-running comedy making its own guest spots in other shows, both animated and real-life . The latest includes creator Matt Groening heading up to the wild and preservative-free world of Portlandia , where The Simpsons is getting ripped off in the name of cool clothing! Check it out in the clip below, via IFC.


  4. Matt Groening and Lynda Barry Come to BAM ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Brooklyn Academy of Music on Thursday will present two well-known cartoonists - Matt Groening and Lynda Barry - to talk about cartooning, creativity and their long friendship. Groening, the creator of "The Simpsons" and "Futurama," may be the better-known of the two.


  5. 'Portlandia' renewed for two more seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... has grown to include some unusual choices, including Eddie Vedder, k.d. lang, Paul Simon, Oscar the Grouch and Matt Groening.


  6. The Surprising Benefits of Role-Playing GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Lifehacker

    ... as well. Comedian Stephen Colbert, writer George R. R. Martin, comedian Robin Williams, Simpsons creator Matt Groening, and Community creator Dan Harmon all played at one time or another. Storytelling is the one of the most basic creative skills ...


  7. Cowabunga, dude! The Simpsons gets the pixel art treatment in new videoRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... who all grew up watching the dysfunctional antics of the yellow-hued semi-autobiographical family of creator Matt Groening. Fan-created videos like this one respect the source while still managing to add in artistic touches, like all the kids ...


  8. A Pixel Art Tribute to The SimpsonsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that parodies American culture, society, television and many aspects of the human condition. Pixel tribute to the hit series "The Simpsons."


  9. See Lena Dunham Talk with Miranda July About New Book at BAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 |

    The event is part of a BAM series of "one-night-only conversations" that also includes talks with "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening and cartoonist Lynda Barry on Feb. 12 as well as short fiction author Neil Gaiman and children's book writer Daniel Handler on Feb. 17. July's book, released this month and described as heartbreaking and dirty , traces the life of Cheryl Glickman who is in love with "a philandering board member at the women's self-defense non-profit where she works," according to the publisher Scribner. Dunham, who also recently wrote her first novel "Not That Kind of Girl," says July's book will "make you laugh, cringe and recognize yourself in a woman you never planned to be."


  10. Pharrell Williams is coming to SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 |

    In the Walking Big And Tall episode, the 41-year-old will offer to write the town a jingle, after his character finds out that the original musician they hired had sold them a recycled song. The show's creator Matt Groening has already given Pharrell a Simpsons make-over, complete with his brown Vivienne Westwood hat.


  11. Pharrell Williams to appear in new episode of 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | NME

    ... an image of what Pharrell Williams will look like on the show below, with an image penned by Simpsons creator Matt Groening. 18 Memorable Band Cameos In The Simpsons, From The White Stripes To Cypress Hill Meanwhile, Snoop Dogg recently announced ...


  12. Real people get "Simpsonized"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | CBS News

    ... open for a Duff beer anytime with those guys. I did speak to Bill Morrison (co-founder of Bongo Comics with Matt Groening), it was nice, but I was at the very beginning of this Simpsonized project, I didn't know exactly where I'd go with this. I ...


  13. 'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening will attend Saturday screening of his father Homer's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Portland native Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons," will be back in Portland on Saturday to attend a retrospective screening of films made by his late father, Homer Groening. The event, part of the Mid Century Oregon Genius series, happens at the Hollywood Theatre, and features short films made by Groening, who was an advertising man but also made films covering a wide range of genres, from commercials to public service announcements to experimental works.


  14. Homer Groening's films add a little D'oh! to Hollywood theatre retrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    D’oh! “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening will attend Saturday evening’s screening of his father’s film retrospective at Portland’s Hollywood Theatre.


  15. Groening to discuss Homer's work _ his father's short filmsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening will make an appearance in Portland Saturday to talk about Homer's work - not the "D'oh!" guy's misadventures at a nuclear power plant, but rather the short films of Groening's own father. And Lisa will be onstage to moderate a panel discussion - Lisa Groening, sister of Matt, who drew heavily on his background for names of people and places in the Simpsons show.


  16. Rosen: Is it open season on Republicans in academia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... step." Does this typify his intellectual scholarship? Angeletti explains this defamatory pledge was written by Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons." And that he uses it only as "proactive satire intended to spark dialogue in the classroom." ...


  17. Homer Groening's films add a little D'oh! to Hollywood theatreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    D'oh! 'Simpsons' creator Matt Groening will attend Saturday evening's screening of his father's film retrospective at Portland's Hollywood Theatre. Selected Short Films of Homer Groening will be screened at the theater at 7 p.m. Jan. 17, as part of the Mid Century Oregon Genius series.


  18. This Weekend's Movies: American Sniper, Blackhat, and Zero...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    FIRST, here's a big deal: It's been announced that tomorrow night at the Hollywood, Simpsons , Futurama , and Life in Hell creator Matt Groening will be in attendance for a retrospective screening of his father's films. As we wrote in the Mercury 's print edition: Selected Short Films by Homer Groening Animator Bill Plympton introduces a series of short films from Portland filmmaker Homer Groening.


  19. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    ... Ave. The Hollywood Theatre will host the first examination of the work of the father of 'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening, a standout filmmaker in his own right who ran his own advertising agency in Portland. 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, Hollywood ...


  20. 'The Simpsons' Supports Charlie Hebdo Massacre Victims,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | International Business Times

    ... on its Jan 12 episode. At the end of the episode, Maggie waved a flag with the slogan, "Je Suis Charlie." Matt Groening (C), creator of The Simpsons, poses with characters from the show (L-R) Homer, Bart, Lisa, Marge and Maggie at the 20th ...